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Curriculum: M.P.A./M.A., Diplomacy and International Relations

I) Diplomacy and International Relations Component (21 credits)

DIPL 6000 International Relations Theory 3
DIPL 6001 or DIPL 6180 Politics of Cultural and Ethnic Pluralism
Comparative Foreign Policy
DIPL 6002 or DIPL 6005 International Organizations
Public International Law
DIPL 6105 or DIPL 6155 International Political Economy
Advanced Economic Aspects of International Relations
DIPL XXXX Electives 9

II) M.P.A. Component (30 credits)

M.P.A. Core Courses (15 credits)
PSMA 6001 Environment of Public Service Management 3
PPSMA 6004 Economic Environment of Public Service Management 3
PSMA 6005 Financial Management and Control 3
PSMA 6009 Managerial Decision Making 3
PSMA 6010 Managing Human Resources in Public 3

Choose one Concentration (12 credits)
Public Service: Leadership, Governance & Policy
Management of Nonprofit Organizations
Health Policy and Management

M.P.A. Electives (3 credits)

III) Research and Capstone Courses (9 credits)

DIPL 6310 or PSMA 6002 Research Methods 3
DIPL 6311 or PSMA 7993 or PSMA 7992 Research Seminar/Practicum 3
DIPL 7111 or PSMA 7991 Internship/Field Placement 3

A comprehensive list of Diplomacy course descriptions is available in the Graduate Catalogue.

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